Volunteers & Committees

Kite Fest 2016 Steering Committee

  • Ajo George
  • Ali Seys
  • Angelique Racki
  • Anu & Sirdhar Voore
  • Bruce Clark
  • Colleen Rice
  • Dave Shields
  • David Taylor
  • Emily Vigneri
  • Goverdhan Galpalli
  • Jen Swearingen
  • Jessica Mann
  • Jim Vorass
  • Kallie Bundy
  • Katie Pratt
  • Kim Assani
  • Lohit Venati
  • Pat Grosso
  • Shrijani Kongara
  • Srinivas Bhamidipati
  • Stephanie Duquenne (Event Co-Director)
  • Tejas Jani (Event Co-Director)
  • Venna Vivek
  • Venkateswara Rao Mandava
  • Vinit Karkathar

Finance Committee

  • Ezhil Namadurai
  • Phani Aytam
  • Shelly Marsh
  • Venkateswara Mandava (Chair)

Giving Committee

  • Lohit Venati
  • Nithya Annamaneni 
  • Phani Aytam
  • Venkateswara Mandava 

Marketing & Communications Committee

  • Bruce Clark
  • Darrell Richards
  • Kalyani Amaravadi 
  • Katie Pratt
  • Krupal Swami
  • Stephanie Duquenne 
  • Tejas Jani (Chair)
  • Tommy Navickas

Project Oversight Committee

  • Gopi Vudaru (Chair)
  • Goutham 
  • Goverdhan Galpalli
  • Shyam Sammidi 

Project Recruitment Committee

  • Emily Vigneri (Chair)
  • Feli Sebastian
  • Hetal Dhirawani
  • Lohit Venati 
  • Pennie Gray

Technology Committee

  • Craig Luchtefeld 
  • Darrell Richards
  • Kiranmayi Konam
  • Saket Raizada (Chair)

Youth Global Citizen (YGC) Steering Committee

  • Cheryl Hussain
  • Emily Vigneri
  • Jessica Jackson
  • Katie Pratt (Co-Chair)
  • Mary Aplington (Co-Chair)
  • Phani Aytam
  • Pennie Gray
  • Rahul Bafna

Why I See You (YICU) Steering Committee

  • Axel Jimenez
  • Cindi Johnson
  • Cheryl Hussain
  • Cranston Sparks
  • Dana Vogelmeier
  • Dave Shields
  • Denise Geske
  • Krishna Balakrishnan 
  • Kristen Ayers
  • Linda Healy
  • Mark DeKeersgieter
  • Phani Aytam
  • Phillip King 
  • Rhoby Hamblin

FBT-Nirmaan Executive Steering Committee (ESC) Committee

  • Abhishek Vaddadi, Nirmaan Representative
  • Anupama Vudaru,  FBT Representative
  • Gopi Vudaru, FBT Representative
  • Imran Jalozie, FBT Representative
  • Krishna Sagar Gontla,  Nirmaan Representative
  • Lohit Venati, FBT Representative (Chair)
  • Mayur Patnala, Nirmaan Representative